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Compliments of 

HAWKS INCORPORATED 



PICTORIALLY SHOWING ITS PICTURESQUE SCENES. 

PUBLIC BUILDINGS, CHURCHES, SCHOOLS, PARKS, WHOLESALE and RETAIL 

HOUSES, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, HOMES, and INDUSTRIES 



Published by 

The ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING CO. 



COfficcx-e of the ^Icrontiitiitoit ^eeociittimt of tCouttitcx'cc 1916 

GEO. C. HEBERLING President R. C. BALDWIN, Vice-President W. L. MOORE Treasurer J. H. HUDSON, Secretary 



E. B. HAWK 
CAMPBEL HOLTON 
ALONZO DOLAN 
M. R. LIVINGSTON 
T. C. AINSW^ORTH 
C. L. HILLS 



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;. B. READ 
ROGERS HUMPHREYS 
E. D. FUNK 
W. H. ROLAND 
J. J. QUINN 
H. D. BUNNELL 



GEO. W. PARKER 
A. SCHWARZMAN 
LYLE JOHNSTONE 
MYRON GRIESHEIM 
W. H. HOMUTH 
CARL H. KLEMM 



J. W. GRAPES 

WALTER ARMBRUSTER 
E. DICKINSON 
H. K. HOBLIT 
D. D. LEARY 
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A. Sketcn of Bloomington, Illinois 

By J. H. HL'DS(JX 
Secretary Bloojiixgtox Association ok ('o:\niERCE 



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Bloomington is located in the center of the great state of 
Illinois, midway bet\veen Chicago and St. Louis, \\ ith rail- 
roads diverging in 14 dift'erent directions. The main line 
of the Chicago & Alton, the Kansas City divi.sion of the 
C. & A., the Freeport division of the Illinois 
Kankakee and Chicago division of the Illin(li^ 
Peoria and Eastern division of the Big Fonr, 
the Sandnsky and Peoria line of the L. E. & 
W., and the Illinois Traction Systnii. oiii' u 
the most prosperous internrban lines, iiiicl 
ing Peoria on the west, and eiitcfinn' the hc-i i 
of St. Lonis over its (jwn bi'iili^c nn the sdiitl 

It is the county seat of .McLciii ('(iiiiil.\ 
the wealthiest agricultural county of 
the United States, but probably nf 1l 
Within a radius of 50 miles ai-e TOO, (ID pi-os- 
perous people, of whom probably niui'c (iwn 
their own homes than could l)e founil in any 
like circle drawn in any pai't nf any civili/.iil 
countiy on the globe. 

It has splendid hotels, restaurants, and 
cafes: a coliseum seating 4,000 people, i.iakini; 
it an ideal convention city: two strictly tiist 
class iday houses, with five other theaters aihi 
vaudeville houses, all cleanly, and patronized 
by the best of people. It boasts four first clas^- 
clubs, one of them in a new $50,000 home, and 
has one of the best street car systems of an.\ 
town of its size in the middle west. 

It owns its own water and clei-trie 
plants. Has forty miles of paved streets 
of ornamental lights throuout the busin 
streets are resplendent with handsoin 
trees their entire length. Blduniington 
name of "the Evergreen City." 

Its schools arc its pride. Its twelve 
a new central Hinh Schoi.l cdsliii'i' !)i400-000.00 are all 
modern, well-lighted and well ventilated buildings, manned 




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y selected corps of teachers and .super- 
home of the famous Illinois Wesleyan 
' State Normal School. Has four finely 
1 schools, five schools of music and ex- 
zed merit, and a large Business (.'ollege. 
■hi's (if variiius denominati<ins. a .•f;125,- 
I V. .M. ( '. A. building and four beautiful 

nut iinly an industrial city, it is a 
finenicnt and beautiful homes, a rt'si- 
it\ without a peer. 

IXnUSTRIAIj. 

ni an industi'ial standpoint, it olTcrs 

nU lilt ues «hich are of great monn'iit to any 

111 Hint II tui'ing enterprise. With a large coal 

iiiiiK in Its midst, and located on the main 

t the ( 'hicago and Alton and the Illinois 

( I iiti il Railroads, the two largest cd.-il cirry- 

iiij Ki.ids in the state, tapping the iiiaiiiiiintli 

(nil hi Ids of Illinois. Bloomington stands by 

itsill IS I Idtiical manufacturinij- center friuii 

illMiint. 

Siift water, containing Init fifteen jirains iif 

hardness, and which will not scale boilers, can 

had in abundance. Its water woi-ks which 

have .just been completely overhauled and 

made modern in every respect at a cust df 

$150,000.00 have a capacity of 10,000.000 gal- 

Idiis daily. This, with a mammoth reservoir 

df 10,000,000 gallons capacity in reserve, and 

n'liting ei|uipment second to none, places Bloom- 

1' front ranks from a fire-fighting standpoint. 

nufacturing and jobbing center, it enjoys ad- 

the way of freight rates and freight service 

cw. i'^di- instance, over night sei'vice to and 

;(i, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. Second morn- 

aiid from Dayton, Cincinnati, Kansas City, 

morning service to and from New York City, 



etc., etc. These merely show to what an extent Blooming- 
ton is recognized as an industrial center by the railroads. 

Electric and gas power can be secured in any quantity 
at rates as low as the lowest. 

All of these, together with labor conditions, and well 
located factoi-y sites, is placing Bloomington in the front 
ranks as a manufacturing city. 

It has upwards of one hundred industries, with a:-, 
annual pay roll of $4,000,000, among which are included 
car shops, coal mine, candy factory, brass foundry, canning 
works, brewery, stove works, brick works, creamery, flour 
mills, tile works, hea\'y forgings, wood working, furnace 
works, automatic vacuum cleaners, awnings, carpets, stove 
fixtures, carriages, ice, blank boolis, mattresses, coffee and 
extracts, wagons, patent medicines, plating works, corru- 
gated culvei-ts, machinery, tanks, ovei'alls, shirts, brooms, 
wood novelties, quilts, soap, stationery, stock food, dips, 
portable elevatoiis, iron columns, tranks, sash doors and 
iDlinds, harness, monuments, furs, sporting goods, candy 
boxes, furniture, building tile, fai-m and garden seeds, pack- 
ing houses, etc., etc. 

Its factories ship to Russia, Germany, England, France, 
Manchuria, Japan, Alaska, and practically all of the South 
American countries. In fact, Bloomington is known to 
practically every civilized nation on the globe. 



As A Jobbing Center. 

liocatcd as it is, in the heart of one of the most pros- 
perous localities in the world, with railroad and interurban 
facilities second to none, it is but natural that Bloomington 
should take fi'ont rank as a jobbing center. But it is only 
when the fact is brought out that it is the home of 700 com- 
mercial travelers that this is appreciated in its fullest sense. 

Ijikc i1s iiianufacturing industries, its jobbing lines are 
of a varied class and cover a large field. 

Among the vai'ious lines represented are groceries (4), 
produce (4), fruit (2), millinery (2), agricultural iinple- 
meiits (2), cigars (30), flour (2), hardware, machinery, 
harness, clry goods, heavy hardware, machinist's supplies, 
threshing machines, vehicles, wagons, coal, coffee, extracts, 
and di'iital sujiplics. 

I'.l(ioiiiiiigl(in distributes more aiiliiiiiiibiles tjian aii,\- city 
in lljiiiois cxcciiting Chicago. 

Jn addition t(j this, it has the largest nui'scry interests 



of any town in the west, having over 1,000 acres given 
over to this industry. It is also recognized as one of the 
best markets for high grade live stock in the central states. 



As .\ Retail City. 

As a retail city, it stands out by itself. As an up-to- 
date city of fine homes and refinement, it calls for a high 
class of merchandising, and has met a ready response from 
as strictly a high-class business district. No town of its 
size can boast of as large a number of shoppers coming from 
a distance, many coming from the very threshold of other 
trading centers. No town of its size can boast of as large 
a number and large a line of strictly first-class, well 
appointed retail houses as Bloomington. All of the rail- 
roads entering Bloomington have so arranged their sched- 
ules as to have early morning trains to Bloomington and 
late afternoon trains running out of Bloomington to accom- 
modate this army of shoppers. Two interurban lines also 
deposit their .share of this throng HOURLY. With its 80 
passenger trains arriving and departing daily, and its 
hourly interurban seiwice, few cities offer the transporta- 
tion facilities to the outside trade that Bloomington offers. 

Its new.spapers enjoy a larger circulation than any city 
in the state outside of Chicago and this in itself is an ad- 
vantage of which its merchants avail themselves. 

In 1900. the retail di.strict of Bloomington was devastat- 
ed by a $2,000,000.00 fire, a heavier loss in proportion to its 
population than the great Chicago fire, and yet in two years 
the district was entirely rebuilt, with up-to-date business 
blocks, and only one small failure resulted. Do yor. wonder 
we are proud of Bloomington? "We have somethiiij,' to bo 
proud of. 

Bloomington, being the center of such a rich agricul- 
tural county, it is but natural that we should pay particu- 
lar attention to agricultural projects. Consequently, the 
Commercial Clul) in 1!)15 undertook the work of forming 
an organization among the farmers of JIcLcan County. 
Meetings were held and an organization was formed known 
as the JIcLcan County Better Fanning Association. The 
Association now b(>a.sts of a membership of 400 of the most 
progressive agriculturists in the United States. 

Tiiis organization is manjiged by a Board of Directoi's 
.-iiid has one ol' tlic lies) ('oiiiitv Agricultural Advisors in 




EDWARD R MORGAN. 

DEPARTMENT „/■ ACCOUNTS and 
FINANCES 





E. E. JONES, Mayor 
DEPARTMENT cf PUBLIC AFFAIRS 



COMMISSIONERS 

CITY o/BLOOMINGTON 

COMMISSION FORM 




A. G. ERICKSON, 
DEPARTMENT ,/ HEALTH and SAFETY 




JOHN F. ANDERSON. 

DEPARTMENT ,f STREETS and PUBLIC 
IMPROVEMENTS 



R. L. CARLOCK. 

DEPARTMENT ,./• PUBLIC PROPERTY 



ilir Stiilc wli.i is on 1lic Jul] llininiil 1lic iiiliiT yi-.ii- jissislinj; 
llic rncinhrrs in snlvinj: their in'dliliins ,>( s(]il tVrlilily, stnck 
misiiifr, etc. 

The offices of the liettcr Fjn-iniii;,'- Assneiiitiou are eom- 
bined with the Comiiicreial Club and it forms a very happy 
as well as a most practical combination, for thru these 
organizations the merchant is helping the farmer and the 
farmer is helping the merchant. 

The annual Torn and Grain Show is held jointly l)y 
these two organizations and is one of the liig events of llie 
year. 

The beautiful ( 'orn Pabiee. a jtieture of which is shown 
in this issue, is visited by thousands of people and the 
instnictive Agricultural Lectures and high grade enter- 
tainment fui'iiisiicd during the ]'''all Festival is enjoved 
by all. 

The great National Tractor Farming Demonstrations 
have been held in Bloonnngton during the past two years 
and approximately one hundred thousand ])eo])le attended 
the 19H) Demonstration and were instruelecl in tlie use of 
this nwdern farm machine. 

While Hloominglon has enjoyed no mushroom growth, 
.she has shown a substantial gain and, including the beau- 
tiful city of Xor'mal which joins us on the nortii, we have 
a |io|iulalion ol' more than 40,000 high class Americans, 
i-\r\-y one of w horn is ;i boo.ster foi' the best citv of its class 
in the great Middle West. 

Tlie r MM'r.Mal Clnh of liloonnnglon with a no'inbei'- 

ship of (100 iiro'jrcssive .Meivlianis, .Mann I'act ii rers, an<l 
i'l^ofessional men, has li.-id min'li to do willi tlii' progress .and 
growth of our cily. 

The MMinbers worl< in liarniony lor the hest iiilerests of 
our cily and tlie si.lendid grcjwili ami lorward strides of 

I'.eautifnl 111 nn-ton as she is alVccI ionaldy ,.,-ille,|. is due 

1o llie elTcjrls of our Commercial Club. 



r>i.(i(iMiM,'rij\ AS \ \Viiiji.r:s\i,i: r!r!oi-i:i;v Ci:\-Tr.i!. 

Among the imlusti-ies and busii;esses of which Bloom- 
ington may well l)e proud, her Wholesale (Ji'oeery interests 
are ju.stly prominent. They are pronunent not only be- 
cause of their size, but also because of the character of the 
firms engaged in this business, and the importance of the 
products distributed. 

It is perhajis not commoidy kiu)wn that Bloomington 
can boast of having the oldest Wholesale rirocer\ House in 
Illinois, but hi.story proves the point by .showing that more 
than 62 years ago the firm now known as J. F. Humphreys 
& Co. founded a business which has now s|>read over several 
states. From a small lieginning this firm has grown steadily 
and solidly until the g Is which it distributes from Bloom- 
ington eau.se many thousands of jieople from distant points 
to regard our city as the source of food ]ii'oducts of the 
highest grade, and of best value. To J. F. Humphreys & 
(_'o. belongs the honor of having cstal)li.shed standards in 
quality of foods which rival the l)est our nation afl'oi'ds. 

In 1907 Bloomington was proud to welcome another 
entry into her wliolcsale grocery world, and gives credit 
to the Campbell Ilolton Co. for greatly intensifying and 
further extending the u.se of Bloomington foods and nu'r- 
ehandise. 

But such were the advantages of the lOvergi-een ( 'ity in 
wholesale grocery endeavor, that Hawks Inc. also entered 
the field in 1913. Their dcveloiuncnt has been rapid and 
is already augmenting Bloomington "s reputatton as a 
wholesale grocery center'. 

We are proud to say that the work of these three lirms 
has not been selfish. They have labiir<'d for tlu' interests 
of Bloomington and have been leaders in the education of 
consumei's throughout the state to the a])i)reciatiou of local 
retail merchants and good merchandise. 

The avei'age volume of business transacted by these 
three firms is. as far as we can learn, larger than lliat of 
any olhei' wholesale grocers in a cily of similar size, amount- 
ing to neai'h li\c million dollars. 



BLOOMINGTON ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCE 

THE OBJECT of tLis Association oi Commerce is to further, advance, and promote the industrial, educational, commercial, social, civic and agricultural 
interests of the City of Bloomington and County of McLean. State of Illinois. 

This organization "of. hy, and for its memoers offers its services to the people of Bloomington and McLean County through the following committees: 



CITY PLAN AND DEVELOPMENT 

TRADE EXTENTION 

PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION 

INDUSTRIAL 

WELFARE HOME INDUSTRY 



RETAIL INTERESTS 
CONVENTIONS 
LEGISLATIVE 
JOBBING INTERESTS 
GOOD ROADS 
AGRICULTURAL 



MEMBERSHIP 

FINANCE AND AUDITING 

ENTERTAINMENT 

ADVERTISING AND PUBLICITY 

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS 



Persons desiring information ahout Bloomington will be given a detailed, confidcntul repoi t upon application. 




GEO. C. HEBERLING 
President 



R. C. BALDWIN 
Vice-President 



W. L. MOORE 




J. H. HUDSON 
Secretary 



Officers 1916 






R, C. BALDWIN 
President 



M. R. LIVINGSTON H. K. HOBLET 

Vice-President Treasurer 

Officers 1917 



J. H. HUDSON 

Secretary 



BLOOMINGTON ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCE 




D. W SNYDER 



A. E MERCHANT E. MARK EVANS L. S. KUHN LEROY G. WHITMER J. E. LOCKWOOD 

Directors Elected for 1917-18 





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CARL-.KLEMM MYRON.GRIESHEIM LYLE JOHNSTONE E. DICKINSON HARVEY BUNNELL EUGENE FUNK 







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M. R. LIVINGSTON 



C. L. HILL ROGERS HUMPHREYS A. SCHWARZMAN W. H. ROLAND 




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JAS. J. QUINN WALTER ARMBRUSTER W. H. HOMUTH E. B. HAWKS 






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GEO. W. PARKER CAMPBELL HOLTON T. C. AINSWORTH 



Directors Bloomin{<ton Association of Commerce, 191fe 




DlOtTHOMPSON Agricultural Advisor WM, BRIGHT, Assistant Secretary J B. HAVENS. Cr< 

SECTIONAL VIEW OF BLOOMINGTON ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCE OFFICES 



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TiiF.ODORE Kemi-, A.H., D.l)., T^.L.n.. T'n>>i.U>nt 

ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY 

Bloomington, Illinois 

(Founded in IS50) 



This Mclhoilist Sohodl offers strong courses in Collcgo, AeaJeniy, 
Music, Domestic Science, Domestic Art, and Law. This fall, courses 
were opened in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Two 
years of the regular four yenr courses can be ol)ta5ned here. Full 
credit for this work is given iit tiie University of Illinois and otlui- 
standard schools. The first \\\^\ years of a four year's Agricultural 
course may also be obtained lure. A Pre-Medieal course has been 
arranged fitting students fur the best medical colleges in the country. 
There are unexcelled advantages here in'tlte Sciences and in the regular 
work of the college. "Withiiii the last eight years over .$1,000,000.00 
has been added to the resources of the school. $900,000.00 has come 
to the school within the last five years. Nearly $5,000 worth of free 



scholarshijis will lie given 1o deserving students this year. There are 
many opportunities for self-help. Expenses are moderate. 

Kemp Hall is one of the most elegant and sunii)tuinis halls for 
women in the West. 

Tile eni'ciliiient this fall is already 'i'.V't larger than a year ago. 
The freshmen class is by far the largest in the history of the school. 
It is over ()()% larger than last year. A new Gymnasium is to be built 
soon. This is a school with a Christian atmosi)here. Christian char- 
acter is e.xalted. The work of the .school is of the highest intellectual 
.standard, but one of the great jmrposes is to develope young men and 
women of Christian character. For catalogue, descriiitive literature, 
etc., write President Theodore Kemp, Bloomington, Illinois. 



Student Body College Liberal Art. 





Kemp Hall— Girls' Dormitory Geo. H. MiUer. Architect 



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A, I,. [•ilMni.y, Architect 




DR. GEORGE B.KELSO. 



The KELSO SANITARIUM 

A Private Hospital Fifty Beds 
New Fire Proof Bmlding 



Fully Equipped for the Treatment and 
Care of Medical and Surgical Diseases. 
Tuberculosis and Contagious Diseases are Not Admitted 





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Residence of R. C. Baldwin 



Re.sidenee o£ Guy Carllon 





Residence of L. E. Slick 



Residence of J. H. Huds. 



THE UNIVERSAL CAR 



Chassis. - $325.00 

Runabout, 345.00 

louring' Car, 360.00 



Coupelet. - $505.00 
Town Car, 595.00 

Sedan, - 645.00 



These prices (f.o.b. Detroit are positively guaranteed against 
any reduction before August 1. 1917. but tbere is no guar- 
antee against an advance in price at any time. 





The value of an attractive Display Room is given full attention in this L. M. S. Mo 
Company's establishment. Bloomington, HI., the interior of which is shown above. 



The building of the L, M. S Motor Company. Bloomington, 111. a splendid 
type of Ford agency construction. 



L. M.S. MOTOR COMPANY 

FORD DISTRIBUTORS 
JEFFERSON and ROOSEVELT 



Ford Exclusive Agents for 
McLean and Woodford Counties, Illinois 



CEDAR CREST 




IN BUYING A HOME you shouU locate in that part of the city 
where growth and development are assured, and where adjoining improve- 
ments will enhance and multiply the value of your property. 

CEDAR CREST offers to the purchaser all of these inducements for 
either a home or a profitable investment, 

DO NOT HESITATE as this is a rare opportunity and one that 
may never be offered again, as this is the only addition of its kind that 
has beautiful curved drives and landscape effects. 

For 'Prices and T,rn,s s,e 

B. M. KUHN ^ SON 



LOCATED between Normal and Bloomington, which is the most de- 
sirable residence district, having Clinton boulevard to the south and Broad- 
way to the north. These two streets are pleasure drives andjthe only boule- 
vard streets in the city. 

These lots are located on high ground with good natural drainage, 
shade trees already grown; no dirt, smoke or other disturbance, and with 
the best street car service in the city; surrounded by beautiful homes and 
having reasonable building restrictions. 

Far Prices and Terms see 

B. M. KUHN y SON 



405 Unity Building 



Telephone 307-J 




405 Unity Building 



Telephone SOT-J 





Panoramic View of Clinton Pla 



CEDAR CREST ADDITION 








ative Homes in Cedar Crest 




CEDAR CREST ADDITION 



BROADWAY 

BOULEVARD 

EXTENDING 

NORTH 

OF CEDAR CREST 



PICTURESQUE 

VIEW 

OF FELL AVENUE 

BORDERING 

WEST SIDE 

OF CEDAR CREST 





Interior of WILL H. HOMUTH JEWELRY CO. 



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BAUGMFELL BUMBLE BEE 



W.rc Haired Fo. Tti 



MID-OAKS KENNEL and 
POULTRY FARM 

Located two and ont-lialf miles south of the Court House 
on Main street and one-half mile we.t. 





EXTERIOR KENNEL 



INTERIOR KENNEL 



Br„J,r, IM- 
PURE BLOODED and REGISTERED SPORTING DOGS 

and 

HIGH CLASS POULTRY 

Prot„rty of 

Rogers Humplireys and J. B. Kimes 



MID-OAKS TOPSY 
Eieliih Blood Hound 




Wtolesale Grocers 



THE HOME OF WEDDING RING AND WISH BONE GOODS 

J. F. Humplireys "^d Co. 



Bloomington, Illinois 




Sales Force, J. F. HUMPHREYS ^N^ CO.. Wkolesale Groce 



First Row; — W. B. Giersch, H. C. Krudup. E. S. Jones, V. B. Robison, M. Raisbcck. A. K. Lundbor,), R. Stewa 
cond Row:-F. E. Kelly, C. Martin. A. W. Huffman, R. H. Steed, H. A. McLaugblin, A. M. Winter. M. H. Bangs. A. Pe 
Third Row:— E. Biscboff. O, W. Jobnson. O. F. Scbalk. J. j. Miller. F. R. Bean. Rogers Humphreys. C. M. Bow< 



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J. LaTeer. E. B. McAfee. H. E. Henson. W. H. Blackburi 
son, G. Feajans. D. Daniels. R. E. Potts. F. Leitch. W. T. Stut, 
A. Sauter. D. D. Bachman. C. W. Johnston. W. W Barr, 




W. S. HARWOOD LUMBER and COAL CO. 

The OLDEST BUILDING MATERIAL FIRM DOING BUSINESS IN McLEAN COUNTY 






WILLIAM KREBS 



•Every Cu/, a Sm,h 



Proprietor 




Feeds 



ESTABLISHED 1865 



GEO. AGLE &- SONS '-' 

WHOLESALE and RETAIL DEALERS IN FEEDS and SEEDS 
207-209 Soutli Center Street, Bloomington, 111. 



BRAN 
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OIL MEAL 
COTTON SEED 
TANKAGE 
DAIRY FEED 
MOLASSES FEED 
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Seeds 



CLOVER 

TIMOTHY 

ALFALFA 

RAPE 

COW PEAS 

SOY BEANS 

ALL FIELD 
VARIETIES 



BsU Phone 130 

Kinloch'Phone 350 




Head Buyers Department Sample and Packing Ro 

HAWKS INCORPORATED. WUlesaL- Grocers 




of Store of GUY CARLTON. 528 North Ma 
EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL 



Fixture Display Ro 



R. C BALDWIN. Presideii 



Central Mill &^ Elevator Co. 

901 East Front Street 

Bloom ington - Illinois 



H. y. ECKAKT, Sec-Treas 



Elevators at 

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BROKAW 

on L. E. t. W. Ry. 

BLOOMINGTON 

on Illinois Central 

SHIPPERS CORN, OATS 
CAR LOTS 



Dealers in 
all kinds 
Mill Feeds, 
Hay 
Straw, etc. 




lobbers ut 

High Grade Flour 



Occident 

Costs More. Worth It 

Northern Chief 

Highest Quality 
ol Hard Kansas Wheat 

Updike's Be^ 

Universally 
Gi\es Satisfaction 



Flour 



Mill Feeds 



WHOLESALE AND RETAIL 

Grain : Corn Meal 



Poultry Food 



They have a trade hui/t u^on quality 



&Ssk your dealer aloufit 




A. L. Pillsbury. Aicliite 



7Ae DODGE DICKINSON COMPANY 

Wholesale manufacturers „l oHginal aod cxclut{ve desiens 

of COUCHES and DAVENPORTS. Also MATTRESSES. BED SPRINGS. PILLOWS, 




' HENRY A. RIESE 



FRUITS AND PRODUCE 

Cmfilete l,ne of RELIABLE FIELD AND GARDEN SEEDS -Vi anj, juant.tj, 



Bloomington, Illinois 




H. Miller. Architect 



Pavilion at Miller Park 




VIEW IN OFFICE 



CAMPBELL HOLTON &- CO.. Wholesale Gr 




VIEW OF 
COLD STORAGE PLANT 



CAMPBELL HOLTON ^ CO., WKolcale Grocers 



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City Hall 




McLean Co. Court Ho 




Central lire Station Seo. H. Miller. Architect 





Plant of BLOOMINGTON PRODUCE CO. 512-514 S. Mam Street 





Improved Sanitary Milk Bottle filler and capper. Snow & Palmer Co 



Plant of tlie SnoN« t^ Palmer Company. Bloomington. III. 





Milk Pasteurizer?, equipped with recording thermometers. Snow &■ Palmer Co. Tubular Cooler (rear) and Centrifugal Milk Clarifier. in Pasteurizing Ro 

PLANT OF THE SNOW & PALMER CO. 




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Gn. H Miller, Airliil 



BLOOMINGTON PLANT of PAUL F. BEICH CO. 

Makers of %^ Chocolates 



BLOOMINGTON 



CHICAGO 




W. p. GARRETSON, JeweUr and Silversmitk 



309 N. Main Street 




Plant of AMERICAN FOUNDRY id FURNACE CO. 

M^nufacturir, of HEATING, VENTILATING and SANITARY APPARATUS FOR SCHOOLS and 
WARM AIR HEATERS FOR RESIDENCES 





Interior Rogers Wall Paper Co. 

ROGERS WALL PAPER CO. 

t'lcturer ana rr a m e r 
311 NORTH MAIN STREET 



Exterior Rooers Wall Paper Co, 






PARKER BROS., Lumber and Coal Yards 



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Specialty of 
Children's 
Hair Cutting 
and Bobbing 




Finest and Most Modern Barber Shop in the Cty. WALTER ARMBRUSTER. Proprietor, 110 East Front Str 



FRENCH 

DRY CLEANING 

A 

SPECIALTY 




PARCEL POST 
DELIVERY 

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Dynamo Room o{ till: Bloominglon and Normal Railway and Light Company 




Power House of the Bloomington and Normal Railway and Light Company 



Boiler Room of the Bloomington and Normal Railway and Light Company 



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Gto, H. Mill.r, Architect Baptist 




A. L. Pillsbury. Architect Second Clir 



Bloomingfton Churcnes 



Congregational 



German Luthe 
Geo. H. MilkT, Architect 




Grace M. E. Geo. H. Miller, Archite 

Blooming'ton Cnurcnes 



Second Pr«byt. 



jL-w,.h Synagogue 




Blooininoton Churcnes 



Swedish Luthe 



First Presbyterian Geo. H. Mille 




Centennial Christian 

Blooming'ton Cnurcnes 



Holy Trinity 



Christian Science A. L. Fillsbury. Archil. 




German Catholic C„-a. H Mill.r. Ai 



Bloomington Churches 




316-18-20 South Main St 




207 9 11 E. Fr 





Washington Street Display Windows. G. H. READ iy BRO. 





TllL ILLINOIS STATE NORMAL UNIVLRSl lY 




BLOOMINGTON CORN PALACE, 1<)16 

Building 120x160 feet. 

Entirely covered with Corn, Oats, Alfalfa and Grasses. 

Ttis building contained exhibits of grain from all parts of the state and was visited 
by thousands of people. 

Daily Concerts and Higb Class Vaudeville, together with Agricultural Lectures 
formed the program. October 18tn-28tb. 




view of tLe Wonderful TRACTOR DEMONSTRATION held near Bloomington in August of 1916. under the auspices of the Bloomington 

Association or Commerce. More than 75000 visitors attendea tnis demonstration. 




CHICAGO AND ALTON PASSENGER DEPOT 



This business occupies the three 
floors and basement o{ No. 210 
and two upper floors of No. 208 
North Center as well as one entire 
floor for storage in the large John- 
son Transfer Building South Center 
St. with shipping platform along 
the "Big Four" tracks. 






A. B. Hoblit Residt 




Yards of W. J. DAMBOLD 



710 South McLean Street 






Chatterton Opera Ho 




The KELSO SANITARIUM 




The Trotter Fountain 




An Interior View in one of the many buildings of the Immense Shops of the Chicago 6? Alto 




FUNK BROS. SEED CO.. Bloomington, 111. 




S UNITED Photo Shop. 

jr. KODAK PRINTING & DEVELOPING 




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The place for Good Photographs at reasonable prices 
50r- Nortt Mam Street 




COMMERCIAL HOTEL. A. L. Moore. Proprietor 




Dining Room. Commercial Hotel 




B=^r-s Cage 



SCENES IN 
MILLER PARK 




Promenade Walk 



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MEMBERS OF BLOOMINGTON BAND 


Pat JIahar 


Frank Padfet 


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Carl Bickel 


Otto Thoenm^ 


Geo- W- Marton, Director 


Rudy Dornaus 




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Joe Thoennis 


Frank Apelt 






Gustave Apelt 






Fred Schroeder 


0. T. Thorson Dr. A. T. Strange Frank Thoennis 


Geo. Robinson 


Will Thompso 


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Fred Hacker 


Eddie Gill 


Gustave Eberding 


Ernest Miller Bernard B. Smith Walter Dornaus 


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Eddie Apelt 


Arthur Dornaus 


Oliver Helmick 


Will Peterson Joe Schneeberger Louis Bullinger 


Dean Albee 










V.fvv of Gram Elevator, Mill and Sacked Gram Warehouse 

L. E. SLICK & COMPANY Grain, Flour and Feed 





Saks Managers OHice and Portion of President's Office 

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